FURMAN UNIVERSITY, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA - ADMISSION

Greenville, South CarolinaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1851Established Year
  2800Enrollment

Furman University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

Furman University has a termly enrollment of around 2700 international students enrollments from over 29 countries. The acceptance rate of the university is 67.8%. The university offers around 60 programs in the field of sciences and liberal arts.

  • Applications can be made through Common Application Portal.
  • Standardized test results are optional for UG admissions.
  • Applications are invited for Fall and Spring semesters.

Highlights

Application PortalThe Common Application
Application FeesBachelor Degree: 50 USD Graduate Degree: 50 USD
Acceptance Rate67.8%
Mode of PaymentOnline Payment Check or money order

Application Deadlines

Undergraduate:

Regular Decision: January 15

Early Decision: November 1

Graduate:

January 15

Intake seasonsFall/Spring

Furman University Admission Deadlines

Course NameDeadlines
Early ActionNovember 1
Early DecisionNovember 1
Regular decisionJanuary 15

Furman University International Admissions

Admission process for international and resident students is the same. The admission requirements for international students vary from national students.

Admission Requirements for International Applicants

  • English proficiency test scores.
    • TOEFL or IELTS scores should be sent directly by the testing agency.
  • Core subject requirements
    • Four years of English, algebra I and II, geometry.
    • Three years of social studies
    • Three years of natural sciences
    • Two years of the same foreign language.
  • Health insurance for F-1 student visa.
  • Submitting SAT or ACT score is optional.
  • Certificate of Finance should be submitted to demonstrate the amount of funding a student is able to provide.

English Language Requirements

The minimum score required for admissions are:

English Language Proficiency TestMinimum Scores

UG and Associate Degrees

TOEFL85 (Average 21 in each category)
IELTS6.5
Cambridge English Exam Advanced180
Duolingo65

Visa Process for International Students

  • Submit a supporting bank letter/certification of finances, a copy of Passport or national ID to obtain Form I-20 from the University.
  • Apply for F-1 Visa
  • Pay SEVIS-I 901 fee
  • Schedule visa interview

Furman University Undergraduate Admissions

Furman University offers bachelor degrees in 45 subjects. The admissions process for bachelors courses is similar to each other.

Where to apply: Common Application Portal

Application fee: 50 USD

Admission requirements: Following documents should be submitted by the applicant:

  • Essay or personal statement
  • Original or certified copies of all secondary and post-secondary transcripts or records of grades to date.
    • English translations of the transcripts, if required
  • Standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) are optional.
  • Information about extra-curricular activities
  • Proof of English Proficiency for international students.

Furman University Postgraduate Admissions

The university offers graduate programs in 12 field of studies with MS and MA degrees. The application requirements and deadlines vary for PG courses.

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Community Engaged Medicine (MS)University PG Admission PortalOpens October 201985 USD3.0+ undergraduate GPA; 3 LORTOEFL: 85; IELTS: 6.5
Education (MA)University PG Admission PortalRolling85 USDSC teaching license; Teaching UG degree; GPA- 2.75 in undergraduate coursework (3.0 preferred).TOEFL: 85; IELTS: 6.5
Chemistry (MS)University PG Admission PortalRolling85 USDGPA- 3.0 or moreTOEFL: 85; IELTS: 6.5
Strategic Design (MA)University PG Admission PortalRolling85 USDCompetency in digital technology; GPA- 2.5; Portfolio; Statement of intent; Admission interviewTOEFL: 85; IELTS: 6.5

Early decision admission application is binding in nature. Only students with Furman University as first preference are suggested to apply by early decision admission deadlines. Early action admission deadlines are not binding nature. Application decision for early action admissions arrive by January 5 and for early and regular decision arrive by May 1.

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